Johnslin Sujitha G
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, St.Jerome’s College of Arts and Science, Anandhanadarkudy, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.
Pepper is the most important spice known as the “King of spices”, because it has good export value, it has earned the name “black gold of Indian” pepper is variously called Kalimirch, Gol Mrich (Hindi), Milagu (Tamil) Miriyalu (Telegu). The spice value of pepper is mainly due to the presence 4% to 5% of a group of alkaloids, piperine and related compounds. In India there are various spices among them pepper is the most common and useful spice in the day to day life. India has 50 percent of the total cultivating area of pepper crop in the world. But the production is only 25 percent of the total world production. The production is influenced by various factors. Pepper is the most important and the earliest known spice crop of India. In Latin pepper is called pipper. It contributes 5 to l0 percent of the gross value of the spices produced in the country. Pepper is an intercrop pepper has high foreign exchange capacity. Black pepper is in the Malabar coast of Kerala. More than 90 of the pepper were sold as black pepper. When skin of the pepper removed it is called white pepper. India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brazil, Srilanka, Vietnam, China and Mexico are the countries which cultivate pepper. The important objectives of the study are to know about the history and types of pepper, and to analyze the production and marketing problems of pepper in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu.
pepper, history, production, production and marketing problem, foreign.
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Johnslin Sujitha, G . (2019). Production and Marketing Problems of Pepper in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 1(2), 55-64.